Pressure-point fighting-the practice of manipulating the body's vital nerve and reflex points for self-defense-offers the unique ability to neutralize attackers without causing any permanent harm. This intricate and temporarily devastating self-defense system has obvious advantages. What it hasn't had is a comprehensive guidebook from the Western perspective. Now martial arts expert Rick Clark offers all the fundamental pressure-point techniques-illustrated with hundreds of photographs and twenty-five detailed pressure-point charts-melding the ancient Asian knowledge with modern Western medicine and science. Here, at last, contemporary readers can learn to utilize this effective, reliable defensive art on their own terms.
Rick Clark has nearly forty years of martial arts training and teaching experience. He has conducted seminars all over the world, is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost experts on vital-point techniques, and has been a pioneer in bringing this knowledge to martial artists all over the globe.